Kim Kardashian has faced criticism from time to time, and the socialite has once again come under fire. The backlash was raised after The Kardashians star bought Princess Diana’s iconic cross necklace at an auction. Princess Diana wore the necklace during the Birthright charity gala in London in October 1987. This would not be the first time the socialite is being trolled for getting her hands on things, that are closely associated with famous people.
Earlier the SKIMS founder faced backlash for wearing Marilyn Monroe’s Happy Birthday, Mr. President dress to the 2022 Met Gala. The dress was reportedly ruined after she wore it and the American socialite came under fire for ruining the iconic dress.
Kim Kardashian Buys Princess Diana’s Amethyst And Diamond Cross Necklace
After trying on Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress, Kim Kardashian has become the new owner of an iconic piece of jewelry. The socialite recently bought the purple amethyst and diamond cross necklace of the late Princess of Wales. She bought it at an auction held by Sotheby auction house.
The Kardashians star purchased the necklace for $197,453 on January 18, 2023. A source close to the SKIMS founder has shared that she is “honored” to own the piece of jewelry that was once worn by Princess Diana herself. According to Daily Mail, an insider has said,
“This beautiful cross pendant will be added to her growing collection of jewelry, all pieces that have been worn by strong, iconic women who have inspired Kim.”
The pendant was made by Garrard jewelry company in 1920 and it loaned the necklace to Princess Diana for the event. Reports also claimed that the necklace was never worn by anyone other than Princess Diana. She wore the necklace with a black and burgundy velvet gown for a charity event in 1987.
Kim Kardashian Faces Backlash For Buying Princess Diana’s Necklace
Kim Kardashian added one more iconic piece to her celebrity memorabilia by purchasing Princess Diana’s necklace. She has Elizabeth Taylor’s bangles, which she bought for $65,000 in 2011, and Jackie O’s watch, which she bought for $379,500 in 2017.
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— Shirley Carter’s Pussy (@shirlpuzz) January 18, 2023
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— abdullah (@abxsidky) January 18, 2023
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However, people do not seem so supportive of the socialite’s interest in these iconic pieces. They started calling her out, saying that she needs to stop buying famous celebrities’ items.
Social media users called her a “culture vulture” and said that she ruined Marilyn Monroe’s dress. They also said that the SKIMS founder would never be as influential as Princess Diana and Marilyn Monroe. People also mocked Kim Kardashian by sharing memes on social media.